The obits

There’s very sad news from Reuters that a French journalist was murdered in Central African Republic. Anthony De Rosa at Circa revealed it was “photojournalist Camille Lepage.” Cassandra Garrison at Reuters added, “Camille Lepage was only 26.” Freelancer Peter Tinti called the whole thing: “Awful. Just awful.”

Washington Post’s Ishaan Tharoor also wrote RIP Camille Lepage, French photojournalist killed in Central African Republic. Enjoli Liston at the Guardian tweeted: “'Everything will be done to uncover circumstances of this assassination' statement on death of Camille Lepage in #CAR.”

The New York Times’ Nicholas Kulish calls this tragedy Bearing Witness, Losing Her Life. Andrew Harding at BBC added it’s “Terribly sad news.”

The Times of London reports that Cancer victim Stephen Sutton dies after raising millions for charity. There's this great quote from Sutton to really break your heart: “Cancer sucks but life has been brilliant.”

Telegraph’s Miranda Prynne also covered the death of teenage cancer victim Stephen Sutton. Mark Little from Storyful urged: “...take a few moments to listen to his story. Your day will be better for it.”

Meanwhile, BBC reports that the 19-year-old raised more than £3m via social media.

And if you're not yet sobbing, head over on Facebook where you can read an entry that begins: “My heart is bursting with pride but breaking with pain for my courageous, selfless, inspirational son…”

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